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other / (sth or sb) else / the rest
other / the others / else / other than it / in addition to the thing mentioned above
among / in / included among these
  *其* | 其* | *其
his / her / its / their / that / such / it (refers to sth preceding it)
(conjunction linking two nouns) and its ... / and their ... / and his ... / and her ...
actually / in fact / really
especially / particularly
especially / most of all / above all / in particular
rather than... / 與其|与其 A 不如 B (rather than A, better to B)
next / secondly
the rest / the others / remaining / remainder / apart from them
one of the given (options etc) / the first / firstly
next / later / after that
in between / within that interval / in the meantime
Turkish (language)
(idiom) baffling / inexplicable
its place / one's appointed place / the place for that
secondly / the other (usu. of two) / the second
not just in name only, but also in reality (idiom)
Michelin (tire company)
to let nature take its course (idiom)
khaki (loanword)
to follow closely behind sb or sth (idiom)
to arise abruptly / to arrive suddenly / happening suddenly
included / within that
(of relations) joyous and harmonious
to produce the opposite of the desired result
to take pleasure in sth (idiom)
not to mind taking all the trouble (idiom) / to take great pains / to be very patient
lit. their number cannot be counted (idiom); fig. countless / innumerable
a tiny bit / very little / next to nothing (idiom)
to do sth when least expected (idiom); to catch sb off guard
to do the very opposite / to act in a diametrically opposite way
thirdly / the third
one's own (respective) / proprietary
as if nothing had happened (idiom); calmly / nonchalantly
(idiom) appropriate / apt / just right
to bear the brunt
just as expected / told you so
To do a good job, an artisan needs the best tools (idiom). Good tools are prerequisite to the successful execution of a job
To do a good job, an artisan needs the best tools (idiom). Good tools are prerequisite to the successful execution of a job
to use sth to the full / to make the best use of everything
to take the best / to absorb the essence
employ one's talent to the fullest / everyone gives of their best
at most / at best
to satisfy rival demands (idiom) / to get the best of both worlds / to have it both ways / to have one's cake and eat it too
lit. to eat off one's own strength (idiom) / fig. to stand on one's own feet / to earn one's own living
to adapt to sb's taste / to fit sb's fancy
many superficial changes but no departure from the original stand (idiom); plus ça change, plus ça reste la mème chose
cappuccino (loanword)
to find amusement in one's own way / to enjoy oneself quietly
rampant / very popular
to call by the glorified name of (idiom)
(confirm to be) true / authentic
(idiom) nothing special to look at / unprepossessing
like father, like son (idiom)
to make a story or theory consistent / to give a plausible explanation / to plug the holes in one's story
to talk big / to sound off / bombastic / grandiloquent
boundless joy
to exaggerate
to settle for second best / the next best thing
to remove the dross / to discard the dregs
each in the correct place / each is provided for
serious about the matter
to reap where one has not sown (idiom)
don't meddle in affairs that are not part of your position (Confucius)
(idiom) reluctant to speak about it / tight-lipped
turquoise (gemstone) (loanword)
(idiom) brilliant / extremely skillful / virtuosic
take the cream, discard the dross (political and educational slogan) / keep what is good, discard the rest / You need to be selective when studying. / In modernizing the country, don't accept uncritically all foreign ideas.
besides / in addition / apart from that
to exaggerate / to overstate the facts
committing all manner of crimes / completely unscrupulous
a Turk / Turkish person
to tackle a difficult job (idiom) / to do sth reluctantly
to use an opponent's own methods to obtain retribution (idiom, from Song dynasty neo-Confucianist Zhu Xi 朱熹); to get revenge by playing sb back at his own game / to give sb a taste of his own medicine
to be pestered beyond endurance
matchless / without equal / there is nothing better
cannot escape censure (idiom) / has to bear the blame
to raise and lower one's hand (idiom); to signal as conspiratorial hint / fig. conspiring to defraud
hear what he says and observe what he does (idiom, from Analects); judge a person not by his words, but by his actions
to sweat buckets (idiom)
to accomplish the whole task at one stroke (idiom)
gilded exterior, shabby and ruined on the inside (idiom)
to come at the right time / to be opportune
variant of 莫名其妙
to know that it is so but not why it is so (idiom)
to address sb directly by name (idiom) / to address sb by name without using an honorific title (indicating either familiarity or overfamiliarity)
to eat one's own fruit (idiom); fig. suffering the consequences of one's own action / to reap what one has sown
to let things take their course (idiom) / to leave it to nature / laissez-faire
I'd like to hear the details
hear what he says and observe what he does (idiom, from Analects); judge a person not by his words, but by his actions
the writing style mirrors the writer (idiom)

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